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The functions of nucleolus in plant cell are:

  1. It forms the units of Ribosomes
  2. It is the store house of RNA
  3. It produces and stores Ribosomal RNA(rRNA)
To some extent nucleolus is a spherical body within a nucleus. It contains primarily RNA and protein. There may be more than one nucleolus per nucleus.
Animal cells and plant cells are eukaryotic and they have a well-defined nucleus and nucleolus. However, plant cells and animal cells do not look exactly the same or have all of the same organelles because of their different need.
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